2013-11-07 / Obituaries

Nancy Lee Davies

Nancy Davies was born on Nov. 10, 1940 in Merced to Carl and Evelyn Yanish. She passed away on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 in Merced.

Nancy was raised in Mariposa and graduated from Mariposa County High School. She spent time in North Africa, Germany and the Mojave Desert before returning to Merced in the mid-70s. Nancy worked in the area for the next 22 years at various offices including Merced Orthopedic, Pepsi and Dr. Cochran’s office.

In 1987, Nancy met and married Ted Davies. They enjoyed visiting national parks and were trying to see all of them west of the Mississippi. The couple also was avid fans at all of their grandchildren’s various sporting events throughout the years. Nancy will be remembered as a devout San Francisco Giants fan.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents.

She leaves behind her husband, Ted; her daughter, Robin (Joe) Maiorino of Dos Palos; Ted’s daughters whom she loved as her own, Amanda (Andrew) Harrington of Merced and Nicola (Steve) Walker of England; their grandchildren, Jenna, Joe, Rachel, Megan, Ian, Sarah, Emma, Max, Henry and Fred; and two brothers, Bob (Inky) Ringrose of Mariposa and Howard (Marcia) Yanish of Forks, Wash.

A memorial service was held in Merced on Nov. 6.

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